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We are the hub for Orlando Entrepreneurship.

Orlando Entrepreneurs is a network and resource center created by entrepreneurs and entrepreneur advocates in Central Florida. We bring together the Orlando entrepreneurial ecosystem to advance our entrepreneurs, their companies, and our local economy. We do this by helping existing and emerging entrepreneurs navigate our local ecosystem and find the events, resources and support they need at the right time.

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Get the assistance your startup needs to get off the ground.

There are some great resources to learn about as an Orlando startup. Consider reviewing: Business AdvisingStartup Coaching, Accelerators, Incubators. Here are some of the top resources focused on serving Orlando Startups:

VentureScaleUp

We are a scaleup accelerator that provides high-growth entrepreneurs access to role models that have built startups that have scaled.

UCF Venture Lab & Accelerator

The UCF Venture Lab is a FREE Resource Center for UCF Students, Faculty, & Community Entrepreneurs.

FSBDC AT UCF

The Florida SBDC Network (FSBDCN) delivers, through certified professionals, training and information to help businesses succeed.

Burnout Game Ventures

BGV’s mission is to cultivate aspiring entrepreneurs in the areas of video games, simulation and VR/AR into successful businesses.

SCORE Orlando

For fifty years, SCORE has been a dedicated and invaluable resource in helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

Find the funding your business needs.

Review Orlando Investment GroupsBanks & Credit Unions and Private lenders. Here are some the top funding organizations in Orlando:

FAN Fund

FAN Fund is an early stage fund that invests in high growth companies in the technology or life science sectors.

IDEA Fund Partners

Our team is led by an experienced duo of Managing Partners that have invested together for over a decade.

Florida Angel Nexus

The Florida Angel Nexus powers angel investment groups statewide. We solve challenges common for these groups: organizing deal flow, coordinating due diligence, and more.

Burnout Game Ventures

BGV’s mission is to cultivate aspiring entrepreneurs in the areas of video games, simulation and VR/AR into successful businesses.

Arsenal Venture Partners

Arsenal is a unique growth equity firm focused on the intersection of the government, large corporations, and emerging technology companies.

Winter Park Angels

Winter Park Angels celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit. By combining expertise, insight and equity options, these angel investors hope to fuel business growth throughout Florida.

venVelo

venVelo is the premier early-stage venture fund in Florida for innovative companies seeking capital and mentoring. venVelo was launched in 2012 and quickly established itself as one of the most active

NewGate Capital Partners

We’re a collection of seasoned entrepreneurs and investors who believe in things like integrity and long-term partnerships.

Kirenaga

Kirenaga Partners is a unique early-stage venture capital firm founded on the belief that creating the highest value comes from the building of great businesses.

Florida Funders

Florida Funders is a hybrid of a venture capital fund and crowd-funding platform that invests in early-stage technology companies here in Florida.

Merging Traffic

Merging Traffic is a portfolio management company. Our equity-based crowdfunding framework is designed to match entrepreneurs with Accredited Investors.

Take your existing business to new heights.

Consider browsing our list of CEO RoundTables, Hiring Resources and Marketing Firms. In addition, here are some helpful resources dedicated to assisting existing businesses: 

Burnout Game Ventures

BGV’s mission is to cultivate aspiring entrepreneurs in the areas of video games, simulation and VR/AR into successful businesses.

CEO Clubs of Florida

CEOClubs Florida is a unique hybrid of the traditional 40 years established CEO Clubs International. It’s a peer to peer Global Master Mind network, and it’s a new breed of think tank wanting to

SCORE Orlando

For fifty years, SCORE has been a dedicated and invaluable resource in helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

Learn and network at local events.

Orlando has many entrepreneur related events. Here are a few of the top local event organizers:

The Startup Studio: Youth Summit

We offer workshops and curriculums that empower students from all around the world to recognize the power they possess by helping them discover the entrepreneur within themselves.

Florida Companies to Watch

Join us on Saturday, February 10, 2018 for the seventh annual Florida Companies to Watch awards program. Over the last six years, 300 companies from throughout Florida have been recognized at our el

Startup Weekend

Learn, Network, Startup! Ignite your inner innovator with the sharpest minds in Orlando!  Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event, during which groups of developers, business managers, startup

Orlando Tech & Beer

We are a community of like minded individuals that are focused on connecting in order to inspire, disrupt and collaborate for the continued growth of our tech community as well as the beautiful City o

Starter RIOT

Explore exciting career options, meet founders of inspiring student startups, and learn about free ntrepreneurial resources by joining the UCF Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership’s Starter Riot We

LeadershipTalks

Motivation. Leadership. Mindset. Leadership Talks is a non-profit 100% volunteer-run platform which brings in top leaders to share their ideas, strategies and principles around leadership with Orlando

Build quality relationships by joining organizations.

Consider getting involved in local membership organizations like various Chambers of Commerce, Associations, Political Business Groups, and Private Clubs.

African American Chamber

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida (“the Chamber”) is a membership organization serving public, private, and not-for-profit African American-owned businesses and organizat

BusinessForce

BusinessForce is Florida’s largest regional political action committee. It operates in total compliance with all election laws and is governed by regional business and community leaders.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) is the largest business-related organization representing the Hispanic community in Central Florida and has been an essential voice for over 2

Leadership Seminole

OUR MISSION To provide leadership development and establish stakeholders as equal voices in dialogue, consensus, and action resulting in community development and stewardship in the Seminole County Re

Christian Chamber of Commerce

The Central Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce is a non-denominational organization that serves Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia and Brevard counties.  Membership of the chamber includes:

Leadership Orlando

TAKE THE LEAD Although some are born leaders, most men and women of accomplishment are quick to acknowledge that they reached their full potential because of the valuable insight and inspiration of pr

Find the next home for your business.

Looking for your next office, retail location or warehouse? We’ve partnered with some exceptional local commercial real estate brokers that can assist you. In addition, consider browsing co-working spaces available in Orlando. 

Results Real Estate Partners

Results Real Estate Partners is a brokerage located in Central Florida focused on commercial real estate. We are committed to working with Orlando entrepreneurs to find space.

Orlando Coworking Spaces

Work Spaces FIT Orlando

Our CoWorking Space provides amazing office space to all out of the box thinkers. Have a cool office downtown Orlando at a fraction of the cost. Memberships start as low as $10/month.  Join other tec

Orlando Game Space

ORLANDO GAME SPACE IS DEDICATED TOWARD CREATING THE IDEAL PLACE TO BUILD GAMES & INTERACTIVE MEDIA SEATS STARTING AT $175/MONTH, PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE OPEN WEEKDAYS FROM 7AM-7PM EST   WE

Scribble Space

ScribbleSpace® in Summerport Village on beautiful sunset view Lake Speer is the Hub for Entrepreneurs in the booming master planned, family-oriented area of Horizon West. Members have access to uniq

Industrious

What Is Industrious? Industrious is the next evolution of the modern workplace. A social office concept that pairs private glass offices with collaborative communal space. Coworking redefined: bea

Hub 925

When it comes to workplaces, we used to have two choices. Work for someone else in the cubicle farm of some corporate office. Or strike out on your own…and good luck making conference calls